The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 278 310 336
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 442 370 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.98% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 380 301 264
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £63,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37761 37642 40514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.59% 83.59% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31032 31242 34645
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 69 £55,750 +11.50% 9
Sidcup -3 6 £53,500 +13.52%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £50,000 - 2
Docklands, London -5 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £42,500 -
West Drayton - 1 £62,500 -
Bromley - 1 £67,500 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 820 (79.77%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (48.74%) Scrum
3 305 (29.67%) QA
4 292 (28.40%) E-Commerce
5 243 (23.64%) SQL
6 238 (23.15%) TDD
7 235 (22.86%) Business Analysis
8 208 (20.23%) Finance
9 189 (18.39%) User Experience
10 188 (18.29%) Retail
11 179 (17.41%) BDD
12 177 (17.22%) JavaScript
13 170 (16.54%) Degree
14 162 (15.76%) HTML
15 161 (15.66%) Marketing
16 159 (15.47%) C#
17 154 (14.98%) CSS
18 153 (14.88%) Java
19 142 (13.81%) .NET
19 142 (13.81%) Project Management
20 135 (13.13%) JIRA
21 128 (12.45%) Selenium
22 120 (11.67%) Use Case
22 120 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
22 120 (11.67%) UML
23 116 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
24 108 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
25 105 (10.21%) Analytics
26 104 (10.12%) Test Scripting
27 102 (9.92%) Ruby

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (4.96%) CMS
2 39 (3.79%) Apache
3 21 (2.04%) Confluence
4 19 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 14 (1.36%) Drupal
7 8 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.68%) Node.js
9 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.49%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.49%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.49%) Documentum
11 4 (0.39%) WordPress
11 4 (0.39%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.39%) Liferay
12 3 (0.29%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 53 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (1.07%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.49%) MS Office
9 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (3.21%) Magento
2 20 (1.95%) Google Analytics
3 13 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.097%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.93%) SaaS
2 18 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.097%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.14%) SNMP
2 15 (1.46%) Internet
3 11 (1.07%) HTTP
4 4 (0.39%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) Intranet
5 2 (0.19%) DSL
5 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.097%) MVNO
6 1 (0.097%) DAB
6 1 (0.097%) SAN
6 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.67%) MySQL
3 40 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 38 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 29 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.24%) MongoDB
7 21 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.26%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.26%) Data Mart
9 10 (0.97%) Big Data
10 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.78%) ProClarity
11 8 (0.78%) Impala
11 8 (0.78%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.58%) Mahout
13 4 (0.39%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.39%) EDMS
13 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 135 (13.13%) JIRA
2 128 (12.45%) Selenium
3 98 (9.53%) Cucumber
4 77 (7.49%) Git (software)
5 69 (6.71%) Jenkins
6 59 (5.74%) Hudson
7 51 (4.96%) WebDriver
8 49 (4.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 43 (4.18%) Bugzilla
10 41 (3.99%) TeamCity
11 39 (3.79%) Subversion
12 30 (2.92%) JMeter
13 27 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (2.43%) Maven
15 24 (2.33%) Visual Studio
16 23 (2.24%) Axure RP
16 23 (2.24%) SpecFlow
17 21 (2.04%) WATIR
18 20 (1.95%) PHPUnit
18 20 (1.95%) SoapUI
General
1 208 (20.23%) Finance
2 188 (18.29%) Retail
3 161 (15.66%) Marketing
4 76 (7.39%) Advertising
5 74 (7.20%) Games
6 66 (6.42%) Telecoms
7 59 (5.74%) Publishing
8 54 (5.25%) Banking
9 35 (3.40%) Law
10 14 (1.36%) Legal
11 11 (1.07%) Multimedia
11 11 (1.07%) Automotive
12 10 (0.97%) Back Office
13 9 (0.88%) Front Office
14 7 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.39%) Billing
16 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.097%) Arabic Language
17 1 (0.097%) French Language
Job Titles
1 390 (37.94%) Analyst
2 331 (32.20%) Business Analyst
3 202 (19.65%) Developer
4 96 (9.34%) Agile Business Analyst
5 68 (6.61%) Product Manager
6 64 (6.23%) QA Engineer
7 60 (5.84%) Architect
8 53 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 51 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 51 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 42 (4.09%) Automation Engineer
11 32 (3.11%) QA Automation Engineer
12 30 (2.92%) Product Owner
12 30 (2.92%) ScrumMaster
13 29 (2.82%) C# Developer
14 28 (2.72%) Designer
14 28 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
14 28 (2.72%) Senior Business Analyst
15 25 (2.43%) UX Designer
15 25 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (15.76%) HTML
2 154 (14.98%) CSS
3 142 (13.81%) .NET
4 102 (9.92%) XML
5 82 (7.98%) jQuery
6 74 (7.20%) Web Services
7 68 (6.61%) RESTful
8 63 (6.13%) ASP.NET
9 51 (4.96%) SOAP
10 50 (4.86%) Gherkin
11 46 (4.47%) HTML5
12 45 (4.38%) CSS3
13 40 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (3.50%) Spring
14 36 (3.50%) Ajax
15 34 (3.31%) .NET Framework
15 34 (3.31%) JSON
16 30 (2.92%) Hibernate
16 30 (2.92%) JSP
17 29 (2.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 189 (18.39%) User Experience
2 108 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (8.46%) Open Source
4 84 (8.17%) Computer Science
5 80 (7.78%) Mobile App
6 45 (4.38%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.31%) FMCG
8 15 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.26%) Video on Demand
9 13 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.97%) Linked Data
11 10 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
11 10 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.88%) Social Media
12 9 (0.88%) iPhone
13 8 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.71%) Linux
2 68 (6.61%) Apple iOS
3 64 (6.23%) Android
4 16 (1.56%) Windows
5 14 (1.36%) Debian
6 12 (1.17%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.88%) UNIX
8 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.78%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 820 (79.77%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (48.74%) Scrum
3 292 (28.40%) E-Commerce
4 238 (23.15%) TDD
5 235 (22.86%) Business Analysis
6 179 (17.41%) BDD
7 142 (13.81%) Project Management
8 120 (11.67%) Use Case
8 120 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (11.67%) UML
9 116 (11.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 105 (10.21%) Analytics
11 104 (10.12%) Test Scripting
12 91 (8.85%) Test Automation
13 90 (8.75%) OO
13 90 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 89 (8.66%) Automated Testing
15 84 (8.17%) Waterfall
16 83 (8.07%) CRM
17 82 (7.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 243 (23.64%) SQL
2 177 (17.22%) JavaScript
3 159 (15.47%) C#
4 153 (14.88%) Java
5 102 (9.92%) Ruby
6 74 (7.20%) Python
7 61 (5.93%) T-SQL
8 56 (5.45%) PHP
9 17 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.46%) C
11 14 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 14 (1.36%) VB
12 10 (0.97%) C++
12 10 (0.97%) Erlang
13 9 (0.88%) VBScript
14 8 (0.78%) VBA
15 6 (0.58%) Scala
15 6 (0.58%) R
16 5 (0.49%) Clojure
16 5 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 170 (16.54%) Degree
2 74 (7.20%) ISEB
3 12 (1.17%) CBAP
4 7 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.19%) MBA
9 2 (0.19%) IIBA
10 1 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.097%) MCTS
10 1 (0.097%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (29.67%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.097%) FATCA
3 1 (0.097%) EMIR
3 1 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.097%) MiFID
3 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (0.97%) Varnish
2 7 (0.68%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.097%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.26%) Puppet
2 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.74%) Oracle
3 33 (3.21%) Google
4 28 (2.72%) JBoss
4 28 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.33%) Adobe
6 17 (1.65%) hybris
7 13 (1.26%) Cognos
8 12 (1.17%) HP
9 10 (0.97%) IBM
9 10 (0.97%) DevExpress
10 8 (0.78%) Perforce
11 6 (0.58%) ATG
11 6 (0.58%) Omniture
11 6 (0.58%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.49%) Endeca
12 5 (0.49%) Apple
12 5 (0.49%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.49%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.49%) Teradata
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Base and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Free TV & Mobile
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to £55k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago